In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, Williams covers such topics as global warming, sex and politics, the state of health care in the country, drugs – recreational and otherwise – and more personal topics, including his recent heart surgery
Robin Williams appears on the last regular Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. This was the penultimate final Tonight Show with Carson, and the final show with guests.
52 years old and not slowing down for a second, Robin Williams is non-stop for almost 2 hours as he tackles terrorism, sex, drugs, family, golf, drinking, cats, the gay mafia, and everything else you can think of.
This movie has had the bad judgment to turn Robin Williams into a role model. Good Morning, Vietnam takes a real culture hero and turns him into a false one.
Sometimes the components of a picture seem miraculously right and you go to it expecting a magical interaction. That’s the case with Popeye. But it comes off a little like some of the Jacques Tati comedies, where you can see the intelligence and skill that went into the gags yet you don’t hear yourself laughing.
Pauline Kael’s review of ‘Dead Poets Society’ (1989) by Peter Weir
During a 2007 interview with CNN’s Larry King, Robin Williams talks about comedic influences and opens up on his alcohol addiction and going through rehab.
In 1992, the actor-comedian revealed the wonderful agony of stand-up, the perils of a life in Hollywood, and manic temptations that came with his Oscar-nominated gifts